Thursday, July 19, 2018
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STEM camp for girls

For Arushi Gupta, there's a specific goal in mind when it comes to her summer STEM camps for girls. 

Teachers see information technology in action

Computer science teachers from across the state recently visited Humana to learn what one of Kentucky’s largest employers looks for when hiring information technology graduates.

Kentuckians win Presidential Award for math, science teaching

Grant County's Shannon Brickler and Somerset Independent's Natasha Craft are among 104 educators nationwide to be recognized as winners of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

10 alternative programs recognized for exemplary work

In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve students with a variety of learning needs, the Kentucky Department of Education has named 10 Alternative Programs of Distinction.

Interim commissioner lays out his priorities to Kentucky Board of Education

Interim Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis laid out his priorities to the Kentucky Board of Education at its Jan. 6 meeting, telling board members that “everything that we do ought to be aligned to improving student outcomes.”

EdCampKY to be held at Louisville high school

EdCampKY, an educator-driven professional development conference, will be held July 10 at Valley High School in Louisville.

2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year a force for struggling students

Jessica Dueñas said her favorite teachers were the ones who understood where she was coming from, and she tries to be that kind of teacher.

Teachers of the Year find power in music

NyRee Clayton-Taylor was named the 2018 the Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Tiffany Marsh was named the High School Teacher of the Year.

Jessica Dueñas named 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Jessica Dueñas, a 10-year teaching veteran who has taught special education classes for three years at Oldham County Middle School, is the 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

Meeting the needs of gifted students in mixed-ability classrooms

Jefferson County's Sheri A. Rhodes said she felt like she was failing her gifted students because so much of her time was being spent on students who were below grade level, but then she discovered how differentiated instruction could help everyone in her classroom.